Articles by Kate Parsons

Kate Parsons

Kate Parsons is the Chimes Campus News Co-Editor for the 2014-2015 school year. She is a senior studying Writing and International Development.

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Calvin pays down $13 million in debt

As a part of a broader plan to reduce its current operating deficit and outstanding debt, Calvin College paid down $13 m...

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Le Roy joins discussion of discrimination and religious freedom

In June, Calvin College President Michael Le Roy and 138 other religious leaders signed a formal letter to President Oba...

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Record-breaking Michigan winter destroys roads but leaves crops mostly unaffected

It may not surprise Michiganders to learn that this winter was one of the coldest ever recorded for the region, with the...

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Forum Continues “We Are Calvin [too]” Campaign

On Tuesday, members of the We Are Calvin [too] movement hosted a panel discussion to continue the conversation about ra...

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Prospective executive teams begin their campaigns

Two executive teams will campaign for student body president and executive vice president starting midnight on Thursday....

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President Le Roy addresses student questions on core, prioritization

Students asked hard-hitting questions about Calvin’s future at Wednesday night’s town hall meeting with President Mi...

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Opinion: Food is never free

Sometimes people try to shuffle past me, eyes downcast. Sometimes they mutter something in response to my “have a nice...

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Bosnian-Americans a fixture of Calvin dining halls

Sebiha has already been up for three hours, but she still greets every student filing into the dining hall with a cheery...

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Reflecting on the Justice Studies in Honduras semester

Deep in the mountains of rural Honduras, where there were more coffee plants and wandering cows than people, our bus spu...

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Feature: Meet the Provost

 If you’re like many students, you may wonder why it took 157 nominations, 28 applicants and over a year of searching...